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JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: I have a question about what is required for credentials to advise inmates in their preparation of parole packages in the state of New York. My partner has a law degree and can work as a paralegal, but does not have the Bar License to practice. Can he do this
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Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Zoey, JD replied 1 month ago.

No he cannot do this in New York State unless he does so under the direct supervision of a lawyer. You can see what the state allows its paralegals to do here.